Mood Disorders: Mental Health

Moods occur from specific experiences in our lives that we relate to an emotion or feeling too. Alterations occur in our emotions that cause mood disorders. These alterations cause psychological effects manifested from either depression or mania. Moods can be elevated or depressive and can cycle between the two. Mood disorders often go undetected and…

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Regulation of Gene Expression and Operons Explained

Goals Explain why it is important for cells to express different genes at different times, in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Describe the general function of a transcriptional activator and transcriptional repressor Describe what an operon is and its basic regulation Explain how and under what conditions the lux operon is regulated Predict the effect of mutations…

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Chemical Equilibrium: Arrow Conventions

Learn about the dynamics of reactions, and what convetions are use with arrows when writing out a chemical equation.

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